Here is a gallery of National Geographic’s 52 best images of the year—curated from 91 photographers, 107 stories, and 2,290,225 photographs.
Some are, as always, absolutely amazing. Some are not so much. For a global collection of pictures, it’s surprising to find the word “Yellowstone” mentioned 13 times on the page.
This one is my favorite:
Of those with people in them, I liked this one:
I’ve seen this video probably a hundred times over the last few days … and it is still as thrilling as it was the first time!